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Oisín McGann

Oisín McGann

Oisín McGann studied art at Ballyfermot Senior College and Dún Laoghaire School of Art and Design, and went on to work in illustration, design and film animation. He moved to London in 1998, where he eventually found work as an art director and copy writer for an advertising agency. He now lives in Meath and works as an author, freelance illustrator and artist. You can check out Oisín's own website at oisinmcgann.com.

  • Mad Grandad and the Mutant River
  • Download What happens when you go fishing with Mad Grandad?

  • Mad Grandad and the Kleptoes
  • Download Mad Grandad is woken by the Kleptoes

  • Mad Grandad's Wicked Pictures
  • Download Mad Grandad and Lenny find some peculiar paint

  • Mad Grandad's Doppelganger
  • Download Chapter 2: Grandad's Dodgy Goggles

  • The Baby Giant
  • Download The Journey back from Scotland

  • The Evil Hairdo
  • Download The Hair Attacks!

  • Wired Teeth
  • Download Chapter One: Terror in the classroom ...

  • The Harvest Tide Project
  • Download Prologue to The Harvest Tide Project

Mad Grandad and the Flying Saucer

Meet The Author, Oisín McGann. With thanks to EATV/C2K Newsdesk .

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Race the Atlantic Wind - The Flight of Alcock and Brown

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Nicola Heaney

Mad Grandad and the Flying Saucer

  • Download Discovery Challenge: Discovery Challenge: make a collage and more!

Mad Grandad's Flying Saucer

  • Download Discovery Challenge: Discovery Challenge: make a collage, and more!

Mad Grandad and the Kleptoes

  • Download Activity sheets: Colour in Mad Grandad and Lenny, and make up a story about them!

  • Download Activity sheets: Help Mad Grandad find his way through the maze

  • Download Activity sheets: Help Lenny and Mad Grandad find the lost words

Mad Grandad's Wicked Pictures

  • Download Activity sheets: Mad Grandad is dancing to the news - colour him in and make up some dance steps of your own!

  • Download Activity sheets: Guide Lenny through the maze and help him find Mad Grandad

The Gods and their Machines

  • Download Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the novel by Judy Deacon